Stella McCartney speaks to Graydon Carter at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in 2018

Business Features

New Technologies Hold the Key to More Sustainable Fashion Practices

Copenhagen summit participants talked about the importance of technological advances to a circular economy, and to cutting landfill waste.

clock May 16, 2018Fiona Ma

Emilia Clarke


Cannes 2018: Emilia Clarke Talks ‘Star Wars’ and Keeping the #MeToo Momentum Alive

Hours before hitting the red carpet, Clarke delivered a candid talk as part of Kering’s ongoing “Women in Motion” conversation series.

clock May 15, 2018Natalie Theodosi

The Innovations for Supply Chain Efficiency panel, left to right: Pamela Batty, Burberry; Susanna Wilson, HSBC; Ebru Ozkucuk Guler, ISKO; Géraldine Vallejo, Kering; Nicolaj Reffstrup, Ganni and moderator Linda E. Greer, senior scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council

Business Features

Talk Is Cheap and Companies Need to Work Smarter to Become Sustainable

COPENHAGEN — Sustainability needs a jolt of energy and more action than words, according to speakers at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, which began Tuesday at the city’s Concert Hall. The theme for the sixth edition of the summit is “From Words to Action.” Speakers and panelists from companies including Burberry, Kering, Ganni and Aquafil discussed issues […]

clock May 15, 2018Fiona Ma

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 13:  Francois-Henry Pinault, Patty Jenkins and Carla Simon pose with the Women in Motion Award at Place de la Castre on May 13, 2018 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)


Cannes 2018: Kristen Stewart, Salma Hayek, Patty Jenkins on Gender Disparity at Cannes

“I’ve been wanting to make films of my own since I was nine years old and I’ve never felt discouraged by my gender,” said Kristen Stewart at the Cannes Kering dinner, where Patty Jenkins won the Women in Motion Award.

clock May 14, 2018Katya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Cannes 2018: ‘Women in Motion’ Young Talent Award Goes to Carla Simón

Kering chief François-Henri Pinault will present the prize at a dinner on May 13 cohosted by the Cannes Film Festival.

clock May 11, 2018Katya Foreman


Fashion Scoops

2018 Cannes Film Festival: ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins Wins 2018 Women in Motion Award

Past winners of the Cannes prize include Jane Fonda and Isabelle Huppert.

clock May 4, 2018Katya Foreman

Ulysse Nardin ad campaign


Sharks Rule Ulysse Nardin Campaign

The first publicity drive from new ceo Patrick Pruniaux pushes the high-end watchmaker’s nautical roots into cityscapes.

clock May 2, 2018Mimosa Spencer

The new Kering headquarters is one of few historic buildings to obtain international green building standards.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kering Shareholders Vote to OK Puma Split

The move cements the group’s luxury focus.

clock April 26, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Gucci RTW Fall 2018


Kering Leads the Luxury Pack as Gucci Drives Growth

Despite a strong comparison base, organic sales at Gucci vaulted up 48.7 percent in the first quarter.

clock April 24, 2018Joelle Diderich

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2018


Balenciaga Inks Agreement With Kering Eyewear

The first collection will bow for spring 2019 and be in stores from January next year.

clock April 24, 2018Luisa Zargani

Cara Smyth and Anne Fulenwider

Fashion Features

Marie Claire Hosts First Sustainability Forum

Anne Fulenwider gathered a panel of fashion and beauty sustainability experts for Marie Claire’s first forum on the subject.

clock April 19, 2018Jessica Iredale

Big Sean Puma shoe


Puma Slightly Raises FY Guidance as Q1 Sales Grow 12%

The company flagged the uncertain trade environment between the U.S. and China.

clock April 12, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2018

Human Resources

Balenciaga Names Daniel Motta Mello for American PR

The former Karla Otto executive will report to Vira Capeci, who runs American operations.

clock April 9, 2018Mimosa Spencer

François-Henri Pinault at the Kering press conference


Kering to Sell Volcom as It Intensifies Focus on Luxury

The group said it has initiated a disposal process.

clock April 8, 2018Jennifer Weil

Hedi Slimane


Kering to Appeal Ruling Granting 9.3 Million Euros to Hedi Slimane

The case has been winding through a French commercial court for over a year and a half.

clock April 5, 2018Mimosa Spencer

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